Ruger Net Worth
According to our expert review, Ruger’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000 (170 Million Naira) in 2024 which he accumulated through his successful music career.
Although not one of the richest artists in Nigeria yet, Ruger has managed to increase his wealth since the release of his debut songs ‘Bounce’ and ‘Dior’.
SUMMARY OF RUGER:
|Michael Adebayo Olayinka
|Date of Birth
|23 September 1999
|Place of Birth
|State of Origin (Tribe)
|Kogi State, Nigeria
|Jonzing World Record
Sources of Income
Ruger’s sources of income include music, endorsement deals, and live performances.
Royalties from his record label and income from shows also make up a significant portion of his earnings
1. YouTube Streams
His popularity on YouTube, with over 1 million subscribers and high view counts per video, is just one part of his overall success.
2. Show Bookings
Ruger’s music career has been a huge success, with his popularity resulting in a constant flow of bookings for shows all over the world.
He has sold out numerous concerts both locally and internationally since he first skyrocketed to fame.
His most recent international tour, which took place from April to May across Europe, was a great success and he earned a huge income from it.
3. Endorsement Deals
In addition to his successful music career, Ruger has also landed some lucrative endorsement deals.
His popularity has caught the attention of many brands who seek to associate with his brand.
Recently, he signed a residency endorsement deal with Eko Hotels, which saw him perform six concerts at The Lagos Irish Pub in 2021.
The singer was also made a brand ambassador for Tiger Beer alongside The Cavemen, Liquorose, and Noble Igwe.
All of these deals have contributed to his net worth, which is now valued at 200,000 thousand dollars.
Ruger purchased his first house in Lagos in 2023.
This exciting news was shared by D’prince, his record label boss, on Instagram.
As someone who appreciates luxury cars, Ruger added an all-black Range Rover to his collection in February 2023.
Biography of Ruger
Michael Adebayo Olayinka better known as Ruger, is a talented Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on September 23, 1999, in Lagos into a Christian family.
As the only son of his parents, Ruger discovered his passion for music at a very young age.
The singer was a member of both his church choir and school band, which allowed him to develop a soulful and almost spiritual style of music that captivates his listeners to this day.
As he got older, he began composing his own songs and posting freestyles online.
It was through one of these posts that he was discovered by a record label boss, D’prince the brother of Don Jazzy in 2020.
What started as a fun hobby for him has now blossomed into one of the biggest music careers in Nigeria.
Ruger attended both primary and secondary school in Lagos, where he obtained his first school leaving certificate and West African School Certificate.
While there are rumors that he is currently enrolled in one of the best universities in Nigeria, Ruger has not disclosed any information about the school or course he is studying.
Family and Parents
Ruger comes from a Christian family in Lagos State and is the only son of his parents Mr and Mrs Olayinka.
His father Mr Olayinka is a businessman who lives in Lagos.
His parents hail from the Ijimu Local Government Area in Kogi state, North Central Nigeria, and have always been supportive of his career from a young age.
The singer’s family, including his mom, dad, and sisters, currently reside in Lagos.
Starting in his teenage years, he discovered his passion for music and joined his church choir as a chorister.
He also composed and sang songs for his school band, which provided him with a platform to practice and improve his singing skills.
After graduating from school, he continued to pursue his singing career.
In 2023, Ruger released his debut album titled ‘RU The World‘ which became a commercial success.
Ruger is signed to Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavins Record Label owned by Don Jazzy’s brother D’Prince.
He was discovered on Instagram In 2020, by music executive D’Prince, who signed him to his Jonzing World label.
Since joining the label, the artist has released several hit singles, including ‘One Shirt’ with label mate Rema, ‘Bounce’, and ‘Dior’.
In the short period since he rose to fame, Ruger has won several awards and gained recognition for his music.
Some of his major nominations and awards include;
- AFRIMA Best Newcomer Award in 2021. (won)
- Best New Artist category Soundcity MVP Award 2023 (won)
- AFRIMA: Most Promising African Artiste 2021(nominated)
- AFRIMA: Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African Reggae, Ragga, or Dancehall 2021 (nominated)
- African Entertainment Award-AEAUSA Awards: Best New Artist 2021(nominated)
- AEAUSA Awards: Best Reggae/Dancehall Act 2021(nominated)
- Headies “Next Rated” award 2022 (nominated)
Ruger is a talented artist who enjoys the perks of being a celebrity, but he prefers to keep his personal life private.
He occasionally shares glimpses of his luxurious and exciting lifestyle on social media to connect with his fans.
In a past interview, the hitmaker mentioned that he enjoys the company of women and doesn’t like to be single for long.
However, he remains focused on his music and can often be found working tirelessly in the studio to create new and exciting tracks for his fans to enjoy.
Ruger is 25 years old, in 2024
Is He Blind?
Ruger is not blind.
His eyes are in perfectly good condition and the black patch on his eyes is simply his fashion statement.
Who is Ruger’s Wife?
According to our research, the ”Asiwaju” singer is currently single and does not have a girlfriend.
Ruger does not have a wife yet and has never been married or engaged to anyone.
Fast Facts About Ruger
1. Ruger’s real name is Michael Adebayo Olayinka
2. The singer is from Ijimu Local Government Area in Kogi State
3. Ruger and Rema are not related. They are label colleagues, signed to Jonzing World.